Obscure Popularity

Obscure Popularity

by Bluz

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Overview

Obscure Popularity is the latest book of poetry from Emmy Award winning poet, poetry slam champion, emcee and touring spoken word artist, Bluz.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781986715065
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/21/2018
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.07(d)

About the Author

From humble southern beginnings Boris Rogers aka Bluz has risen through the ranks of spoken word entertainment. He is the slam master and coach of SlamCharlotte, a competitive team of poets whom he led to back to back National Poetry Slam victories in 2007 and 2008. Bluz is the 2008 LEAF Festival poetry slam champion.

An active member in the community, Bluz has worked on several projects with organizations such Junior Achievement, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, HBOs Def Poetry, The Afro-American Cultural Center, Wachovia, Bank Of America, CBS Radio, Radio Disney, ESPN, SPEED TV, BET, and NASCAR where he wrote and performed several intros for the Nationally televised showed NASCAR TODAY. Bluz has also performed at the International Fringe Festival in New York and in several productions throughout the United States.

Bluz has shared the stage with several distinguished poets, Taylor Mali, Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, and Gil Scott Heron. He has opened for many national recording artist such as Outkast, Amel Larrieux, Little Brother, Pink Floyd, Last Poets, D'Angelo, John Legend, Soulganic, Del La Sol, KRS ONE and has performed for many of our nations distinguished business leaders such as Jerry Richardson, Ted Turner, Earl G. Graves, Bob Johnson, and others.

All of these accomplishments pale in comparison to his role as father to three beautiful children, husband to a dynamic wife, and friend to a core of poets known as the Concrete Generation who constantly help him push the limit of poetry. Bluz remains a visionary in the art of spoken word and slam poetry. His relentless pursuit to reinvent himself and the art form keep him in the upper echelon of poetry. This is Bluz.

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